Promising Brazilian youngster Priscila Oliveira won the 2010 South American Championships, her first international title in senior level. Priscila finished just ahead of 2008 champion Larissa Lellys and Argentinian Pamela Zapata was third. In the men's competition, Argentinian Emmanuel Zapata was the winner, local pentathlete David Ruales was second and current Brazilian champion Aloísio Sandes finished in third place. In the team competition, Brazil won the both the titles in senior level.
Other winners were: Junior: Ayelén Zapata (ARG) and Esteban Bustos (CHI); Youth A: Mariana Laporte (BRA) and William Muinhos (BRA); Youth B: Nikole Huilca (ECU) and Caio Silva (BRA).
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